Celestron C6-R Advanced Series 150mm Refractor OPTICAL TUBE - Glossy Black Tube.

Celestron

About Celestron

This deluxe quality 1200mm focal length, f/8 German Equatorial mounted achromatic refractor is an incredible value. An excellent choice for the serious astronomer, the C6-R is the largest telescope in its class with over 6 times the light gathering ability of a 60mm. This telescope offers outstanding light gathering ability and stability. It features premium accessories such as a heavy duty CG-5 German equatorial mount, 9x50 finderscope with bi-directional alignment screws and a spring loaded pivot support, 20mm Plossl 1-1/4" eyepiece, 2" focuser, 2x Barlow with photo adapter, adjustable aluminum tripod and much more.

CG-5 Mount. Precision engineered for stability
The German Equatorial mount has precision worm gears on both axes for extremely smooth stability. The key element that makes this system the most stable in its class is the 2" Stainless Steel heavy-duty tripod legs with larger and more substantial legs that offer excellent damping characteristics for more stable views. The CG-5 also has a convenient latitude scale for easier alignment and an optional polar finder scope for the ultimate in precision alignments.

Celestron Specifications

Optical tube
150mm (6.0") refractor
Focal Length / F#
1200mm f/8
Finderscope
9x50
Mount
CG-5 German Equatorial
Eyepiece
1-1/4" 20mm (60x)
Star Diagonal
1.25"
Accessory Tray
yes
Tripod
Stainless Steel 2" leg diameter
CD ROM
The Sky Level 1
Highest Useful Magnification
354x
Lowest Useful Magnification
21x
Limiting Stellar Magnitude
13.4
Resolution: Rayleigh
.92 arc seconds
Dawes Limit
.77 arc seconds
Photographic Resolution
227 lines/mm
Light Gathering Power
459x unaided eye
Field of View: standard eyepiece
0.83°
Linear FOV (@1000 yds)
43.8ft
Optical Coatings
Multi-Coated
Secondary Mirror Obstruction
n/a
Optical Tube Length
50.5 inches
Telescope Weight
57 lbs
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Shopper  does this include the goto features or just the EQ5 mount ?
Andrew R  Unfortunately no, the CG-5 mount is not automated.
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